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Mary's idea / Chris Raschka.

Raschka, Christopher, (author,, illustrator.).


"A picture book biography of Mary Lou Williams, an American jazz pianist and composer who wrote hundreds of compositions, recorded hundreds of songs, and wrote arrangements for Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, and is an artist often overlooked in the canon of American music because of her gender and skin color"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0063210509
  • ISBN: 9780063210509
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2023]

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8 Greenwillow Books
Grades K-1 Greenwillow Books
Subject: Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981 > Juvenile literature.
African American women composers > Juvenile literature.
African American women musicians > Juvenile literature.
Women jazz musicians > Juvenile literatre.
African American jazz musicians > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Jazz musicians > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Pianists > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Composers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Picture books.

Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Marianna Black Library JB WILLIAMS (Text) 39493109222515 Juvenile New Nonfiction Available -